Blind Tasting at Field & Main
May
21
6:00 PM18:00

Blind Tasting at Field & Main

Join us at Field and Main for a blind tasting, drinks and some amazing food! We will be participating in a Blind Tasting Challenge using a Brand New App called Wine Game.
~find it in the app store, game must be downloaded to play!
MAX ATTENDEES: 20. RSVP REQUIRED

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Return to Quattro Goombas
Apr
19
6:00 PM18:00

Return to Quattro Goombas

We will be revisiting Quattro Goombas Winery this month! Back where we held our first meet up back in 2016, we're excited to come back and try out what their new winemaker, Fletcher Henderson has been working on!

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Cellar, Bottling Line and Distillery Tour at Rappahannock Cellars
Nov
9
6:00 PM18:00

Cellar, Bottling Line and Distillery Tour at Rappahannock Cellars

Join Us for a tour at Rappahannock Cellars! Winemaker Theo Smith will be taking us on a guided Cellar tour, showcasing a brand new bottling Line and newly completed Distillery. *** Additional Tasting Details to be added**

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Lose yourself in Chardonnay at The Vineyards & Winery at Lost Creek
Sep
14
6:00 PM18:00

Lose yourself in Chardonnay at The Vineyards & Winery at Lost Creek

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It's not everyday that a Virginia Chardonnay wins Best in Class at the largest wine competition in the country, but thats just what Lost Creek's 2015 Reserve Chardonnay did at the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition.

Join us at Lost Creek for a vertical tasting of their award winning Chardonnay. Winemaker and owner Todd Henkle will lead a discussion on the evolution of their wine program and what this means for Virginia wine. 

As always, industry employees are encouraged to bring proof of employment. 

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Big Night with Petit Verdot Chateau O'Brien
Aug
10
6:00 PM18:00

Big Night with Petit Verdot Chateau O'Brien

Join us for a vertical tasting of Chateau O'Brien's Petit Verdot led by owner and winemaker Howard O'Brien. Includes light fare and chocolates by Lily O'Brien's chocolates.

Tasting Fee is $10

Complimentary BBQ dinner to follow, by Epic Smokehouse

 

Registration has closed - We hope to see you at a future vitiCULTURED event. 

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Soak up the Sun at North Gate Vineyards
Jul
13
6:00 PM18:00

Soak up the Sun at North Gate Vineyards

Enjoy the sunshine and learn how North Gate is turning those golden rays into energy to power their LEED certified production facility and tasting room. 

Join us for a group tasting and discussion at 6:30. 

Wine industry employees are encouraged to bring proof of employment.

 

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Tournament of Tasting Rooms
Jun
27
4:00 PM16:00

Tournament of Tasting Rooms

Our second annual Tournament of Tasting Rooms will take place on June 27th at The Winery at La Grange.
The tournament is a friendly competition between local vineyard and winery teams challenging skills routinely employed in tasting rooms - under EXTREME conditions. 

The is an invitation only event, open to staff members of local wineries, aged 21+

Activities to include:

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Tasting in the Vines at Hillsborough Vineyards
May
11
6:00 PM18:00

Tasting in the Vines at Hillsborough Vineyards

Putting the viticulture in vitiCULTURED! Come join us to learn about whats happening in the vineyard this Spring with the winemaker, while tasting some of their terroir inspired wines.
Owner and Winemaker Kerem Baki will be guiding us through the vines as we discuss Virginia Viticulture.  Weather permitting, we'll be walking through hilly terrain, please plan accordingly.

Event opens at 6:00pm, glasses and bottles available for purchase. Food can be ordered ahead of time! Menu available here, orders MUST be placed by 5/4/207 by emailing Jim Koennicke 
If you wish to enjoy a tasting beforehand, Hillsborough will be open for normal business hours from 11-6. Free tastings will be extended for Industry members and their significant other. Wine industry employees are encouraged to bring proof of employment.

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The Art of Food Pairing at Fabbioli Cellars
Apr
13
6:30 PM18:30

The Art of Food Pairing at Fabbioli Cellars

UPDATE: This event is full. Check out our other monthly events. 

What goes well with.......?
Sure, we may know the basics of pairing wine and food, but join us on April 13th to dig into the how and why certain combinations dance just right on your palate with Loudoun County's 2016 Winemaker of the Year, Doug Fabbioli.

Doug and the Fabbioli Cellars team will lead us in a group tasting with small bites of food and what's sure to be a lively discussion. 

As always, industry members are encouraged to bring proof of employment. 

 

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Old world vs. new world blind tasting at the Wine Reserve at Waterford
Mar
9
6:00 PM18:00

Old world vs. new world blind tasting at the Wine Reserve at Waterford

Can you spot the difference between the more restrained style of old world wines, refined by years of tradition, and the entrepreneurial spirit evoked in new world wines?  Do you know your Virginia Cab Francs from your California Cab Sauvs.  Find out in a no-pressure blind tasting.

Join us at the Wine Reserve to test your skills and meet the owners at Virginia's newest winery! 

Wine industry employees are encouraged to bring proof of employment. 

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